Corinne James

Qualicum Beach, British Columbia

Ron Hadley and Corinne James are the backbone of cultural life in the Town of Qualicum Beach. It all happens at the The Old School House Arts Centre, affectionately known as TOSH. Corinne is the coordinator and oversees the art programs, classes and galleries while Ron leads the music series, which includes his popular Tuesday evening Jazz Club, Music on Sunday and the annual Harvest of Music. Ron and Corinne have revitalized this historic arts centre and strengthened the accessibility to art and music for the community and visitors alike. Whether it is taking art classes or world class music into the schools, entertaining seniors or engaging local artisans, Ron and Corinne show exemplary dedication, integrity and spirit, sharing the joy of the arts with others.


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